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Ohara Sanso

17 Ohara Kusaocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 601-1248, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ohara Sanso
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Ranked #130 of 342 Hotels / Ryokan in Kyoto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

As foreigners, a visit to a Japanese onsen is a must, and we were quite excited and nervous as well. Despite reading as much as we could about the do's and dont's, we still weren't sure if we will 'fit in'. But, Ohara Sanso made us feel very welcomed and comfortable. There's so much foreigners there I think it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is my first experience to stay in a Japanese onsen. I love it so much! Quiet and peaceful surrounding. We walked from Ohara bus station and clear direction along the way. Will definitely recommend to my friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

What a wonderful surprise... we loved our stay at this traditional Japanese inn! The highlights of the Ohara Sanso are, in our opinion, its location in a quiet and serene valley outside of the the Kyoto big city bustle, as well as the food that was provided (breakfast and dinner). The room was basic, but adequate and clean. Traditional Japanese... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I have serious doubt in my mind when I saw the beautiful pictures of the premise and the price tag of ¥17,905 for one person staying two nights, equivalent of US188 including 5% VAT. Bear in mind that breakfast and dinner are included in the price. The drawback is no bathroom or shower in the room but the public facilities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I got there using a direct bus from the Kyoto International conference center. It took about 15min walk from bus the station. The part of path was lighted with lanterns. I enjoyed cosmos flowers and country side view of Ohara. It is located very close to Jakkou-in Temple, the place for final chapter of the Tale of Heike, Ohara Gokou.... More 

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